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Add 4/36 and 15/54

4/36 + 15/54 is 7/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 3 = 108,
    4/36 = 4 × 3/36 × 3 = 12/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    15/54 = 15 × 2/54 × 2 = 30/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/108 + 30/108 = 12 + 30/108 = 42/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/18

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